- packet manipulation
- monitoring of DMZ traffic
- connectivity to the data center
- redundant paths
- rapid forwarding of traffic
Explanation: The core layer is the backbone and aggregation point for multiple networks and provides scalability, high availability, and fast convergence to the network. It can provide high-speed connectivity for large enterprises with multiple campus networks distributed worldwide and it can also provide interconnectivity between the end-user/endpoint campus access layer and other network blocks such as the data center, the private cloud, the public cloud, the WAN, Internet edge, and network services. Packet filtering is a function of the distribution layer.
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